“HE did his best, the public liked him and so they gave him a good vote,” said Glyn Jephcott from Perham Down who is a regular viewer of the show.

“I think he decided to go on his own and wasn’t pushed – perhaps he was feeling a little guilty. I watch it because it is decent TV and family viewing.”

Rugby fan Glyn is rooting for rugger star Austin Healey to waltz off with crown.